Flexible bookings for peace of mind.

We understand that plans change. That’s why, when you book with us, you have the flexibility to change your travels and re-book when it suits you.

Save your spot

For 5 days without paying a deposit.

Flexible payment

After your deposit, pay the rest in instalments — the amounts you like, when you like, up to 56 days before departure.

No change fees

Change your travel plans up to 56 days before departure, with no fees.

Flexible deposit

Cancel up to 56 days before departure and your deposit becomes a credit for future travel.

Guaranteed departures

Your trip is guaranteed to depart as soon as one full paying traveller is booked. That means if you book, you're going!

COVID protection

If you contract COVID-19 before you leave, or if government-imposed travel restrictions related to COVID-19 mess up your plans, you can cancel your trip right up until departure day.*

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Government-imposed restrictions include border closures, lockdowns, do not travel warnings and new quarantine measures. Just let us know (with a medical certificate, if applicable) and we’ll give you a 100% credit of what you’ve already paid to Intrepid Travel. This credit has no expiry unless you are travelling on an Intrepid Antarctica voyage. In this case, your credit must be used to rebook another Intrepid Antarctica voyage for a departure up to and including March 2024.

COVID Protection does not apply to polar voyages operated by Quark Expeditions and Adventure Canada, trips requiring gorilla permits or Inca Trail permits, trips in Iran, select adventure cruises, select Australia trips, select Tailor-Made trips and flights. Please see the full list of excluded trips below and refer to our Special Conditions for more information.

Covid protection does not apply to the following trip codes:


West Coast & Ningaloo Reef Adventure (Southbound) 
West Coast, Ningaloo & Karijini Adventure 
Premium Kimberley & Bungle Bungles 
Hike Western Australia's Cape to Cape Track 
Ningaloo Reef & Karijini Adventure 
Margaret River & Albany Adventure 
Broome to the Bungle Bungles 
Broome to the Bungle Bungles 
Dampier Peninsula & the Kimberley Coast 
The Great Kimberley Overland 
The Great Kimberley Overland 
Wild Kimberley Overland 
Wild Kimberley Overland 
Kimberley Trail 
Kimberley Family Holiday 
West Coast & Karijini Overland Adventure 
Premium Red Centre & Uluru 
Premium Kimberley & Bungle Bungles
Cycle South Australia's Wine Regions
Newfoundland Circumnavigation (Ocean Endeavour) 
Atlantic Canada Explorer (Ocean Endeavour) 
High Arctic Explorer - Greenland to Canada (Ocean Endeavour) 
High Arctic Explorer - Canada to Greenland (Ocean Endeavour) 
Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage 
Spitsbergen in Depth 
Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland from Toronto 
Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen 
Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay 
Russian High Arctic Odyssey 
Canadian Arctic Express: The Heart of the Northwest Passage 
Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya 
Canadian Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere & Axel Heiberg Islands 
Spitsbergen Highlights 
Greenland Adventure by Sea, Land and Air 
Spitsbergen Photography Adventure 
Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic 
Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin 
Introduction to Spitsbergen 
Spitsbergen Explorer 
Spitsbergen, East Greenland and Iceland - Southbound 
East Greenland and Iceland Northern Lights 
Premium Iran 
Iran Adventure 
Premium Iran & Turkey 
Cruising in the Seychelles (Garden of Eden) 
Cruising the Cape Verde Islands 
Cruising the Rivers of West Africa (Ex Dakar) 
Gorillas & Game Parks 
Gorillas, Game Parks & Beaches 
Africa Encompassed Northbound 
Africa Encompassed Southbound 
Gorillas to Vic Falls 
Beaches, Game Parks & Gorillas 
Vic Falls to Gorillas 
Johannesburg to Gorillas 
Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda 
Premium Uganda & Rwanda 
Premium Uganda, Rwanda & Kenya 
Remarkable Rwanda & Gorillas of Uganda 
Uganda Gorillas Adventure 
East Africa Safari: Gorillas and the Big Five 
Gorillas & East Africa Safari 
Uganda Gorilla Short Break: Original 
South America 
Peru Essentials 
Peru, Bolivia & Argentina Adventure 
Best of South America 
South America Highlights 
Inca Trail Extension 
Peruvian Pathways 
Inca Encounter 
Peru Encompassed 
Ultimate Peru, Argentina & Brazil 
Inca Trail & Amazon Adventure 
Peru & Galapagos Explorer 
Sacred Land of the Incas 
Explore Peru & Bolivia 
Inca Trail Express 
Inca Trail Express from Lima 
Real Peru to Bolivia 
Six Days to Machu Picchu 
Epic Peru, Bolivia & Argentina 
Real Peru 
One Week in Peru 
Epic Peru to Brazil 
Galapagos & Inca Trail Adventure 
Galapagos & Peru Adventure 
Cruising Costa Rica & Panama: Costa Rica to Panama 
Tahiti & the Pearls of French Polynesia 
Tahiti, the Society and Tuamotu Islands 


Please see full Booking Conditions for further details.

Why travel with us

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Who we are 

For over 30 years we've been taking travellers around the globe, on small group tours with like-minded Intrepid people. As a responsible business, we've always been committed to being there for our travellers and the communities we visit.  

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Safe travels

As we gradually return to running trips, the safety and wellbeing of our travellers, leaders, crew, staff and suppliers will remain our priority and our return to operations will be done in a safe and responsible way. 

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Certified B Corp

When we became certified as the world's largest travel B Corp™ in 2018, it was not only our official pledge to be a responsible business, but also a promise to be the best travel company for the world. 

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